India, on the other hand, had 97,008 active cases on June 1, when Unlock-1.0 began. By June-end, that figure climbed to 2,20,478.
In a first, India's daily COVID-19 count crosses 10,000 as it becomes the fourth worst-affected country
More worryingly, the daily death count has now reached close to 400 with 396 new deaths registered within a day. A total of 8,498 infected patients have succumbed to the disease across India so far.
India has registered over 9,500 cases for the seventh day in a row, while the one-day casualty figure crossed the 300-mark for the first time on Thursday.
India saw a record single-day jump of 9,887 coronavirus cases and 294 deaths on Saturday, pushing the nationwide infection tally to 2,36,657 and the death toll to 6,642, according to health ministry.
It took 35 days in Germany, 36 days in Italy, 39 days in France and 42 days in the United Kingdom for coronavirus infection cases to rise from 100 to 1 lakh, respectively.
Maharashtra topped the nationwide tally with over 35,000 confirmed cases and 1,249 deaths, followed by Tamil Nadu with 11,760 confirmed cases and 81 deaths.
Referring to data from WHO situation report, the ministry said 45,25,497 COVID-19 cases have been reported till Monday which is about 60 cases per lakh population.
India now ranks 11th in the world in terms of coronavirus cases with 85,784 with 2,753 deaths. However, India’s fatality rate remains at 3.2 per cent, lower than China’s at 5.5 per cent.
The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 49,219 while 26,234 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, it said.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in the country stood at 46,008, while 22,454 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, the ministry said.
With 2,644 more COVID-19 cases and 83 deaths in the last 24 hours, the number of people infected from coronavirus in the country has reached 39,980
India has so far managed to slow the initial spread of the contagion since the first confirmed case in the country on January, 30.
According to the Ministry, Maharashtra has the most number of COVID-19 cases with a tally of 6,430 cases of which 840 patients have recovered and 283 patients have died due to the virus.
The MEA has been helping a number of foreign missions to evacuate their citizens stranded in India after it closed the border crossing points and restricted operation of passenger flights.